MISSISSIPPI IS FOR THINKERS
STEP 4 - APPLY FOR INSTITUTIONAL/PRIVATE AID
Scholarship Finder - Use the Scholarship Finder to find institutional and private aid. The search tool includes transfer scholarships and graduate school scholarships.
Transfer Students: Admissions Offices - Many colleges offer transfer scholarships for students who have excelled academically during the first two years of college.
Graduate Students: Admissions Offices - Many colleges and universities offer assistance for students in graduate programs. Be sure to ask about it.
Some colleges or universities do require a separate application for competitive scholarships. Be aware that such scholarship application deadlines usually come early in the year.
There are three main kinds of institutional aid:
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IMPORTANT STACKING NOTICE: Aid can often be "stacked" in such a way that small amounts of money from various places add up to cover your full tuition - and sometimes all the other fees and expenses. Look for all the little pots of money you can find, then start stacking.